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  1. jtkirk

    Travelling Away from Sphynx

    I've been looking to get a sphynx for a while now, and I've been delaying up to this point because my partner and I are planning on purchasing a much larger unit, and I didn't really want to get a kitten and then move a month later. Aside from this though, I've been stressing about whether our...
  2. Nicky00

    Best way to make kitty happy at a boarding cattery/hotel

    Hi! So I'm going to go on vacation soon and will be boarding my naked baby. I'm just concerned because her maintenance is a handful Also she is very attached to me and my room. Are there any recommendations on how I can make her transition and stay at the cattery as smooth and stress free as...
  3. Lola Dineen

    Going on month long vacation - have a very reliable sitter living with the boys - still mega anxiety

    Hi all! I want to re-engage with this great community and start replying to threads and imparting my sphynx advice as well as asking for you yours! First off, in my ideal world I won't leave my boys for this long in the future - but to give you some background, my family is in America, I live...
  4. zoinks

    Pet sitters Checklist.

    We are going on holiday on Thursday and have booked a professional pet sitter to stay overnight with the boys while we are gone for a week. I am SO nervous, this will be the first time since we got the boys that neither of us have been with them overnight. Alfie will buddy up with anyone who...
  5. rucaruca

    2 week vacation, SO worried about my naked baby

    Hello everyone! I currently live alone and have one sphynx, Ruca. He is the sweetest kitty! I feel bad that I'm gone a lot because I work two jobs as an RN. He is used to being home alone, but every time I come home he is SO excited to see me and won't leave my side. I'm considered getting...
  6. Klytemnestra

    Going on holiday/vacation

    Hi there, we'd like to go away for 3 days and have usually had someone come in to look after our furry cats twice a day. With the Sphynx, I'm not so sure that's sufficient and have been considering a boarding cattery. What do you guys do when you're out and about for a couple of days? If you...